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Elizabeth Ronn

Elizabeth Ronn is the former Vice President of Marketing, Household Care, at Procter & Gamble, where she served as the Marketing function head for half of the company's brands with sales over $45 billion. She joined P&G out of the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1984, and retired in January 2009. In her last role at P&G, she led the redesign of the Marketing organization to market Global brands, and the current Brand Franchise Leader role and structure is a result of her work.

Ms. Ronn graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Louisiana State University in 1976 with a BA with honors in Economics. She has volunteered with the Indian Hill Church, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the Boy Scouts of America, the Girl Scouts of America, Stanford Red Barn, and has been an interviewer, fund raiser, guest lecturer, and on the Management Board for the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She is currently a volunteer teacher at Sequoia High School, Redwood City, CA, in the Future Profits program. In her consulting practice she focuses on reliable topline growth via creation of innovation strategies and new products that will create new markets or successfully transform existing markets. She has been an advisor to the Board of Directors of Guthy-Renker and also works with several startups on marketing strategy, positioning, and consumer communication.